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Porter Hills Earns ‘West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®’ Honor
Award Marks Grand Rapids Senior Living Organization’s Seventeenth Straight Year of Distinction
Porter Hills is proud to announce that it has achieved West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® rating in 2019. Over 150 local organizations and businesses were recognized by the National Association of Business Resources at a ‘Best and Brightest’ awards banquet held on May 7 at the JW Marriott in downtown Grand Rapids.
“Porter Hills is one of just five area companies to earn this distinction for seventeen straight years,” says Porter Hills Chief Human Resources Officer, Michelle Baldwin Henderson. “We are thrilled to receive this honor that recognizes our commitment to best practices as a local employer.”
“This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole,” explains Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, Best and Brightest Programs. “This award has become a designation sought after by hundreds of West Michigan companies and is a powerful recruitment tool in the drive to attract and retain exceptional employees.”
An independent research firm assesses organizations based on a variety of human resources metrics such as employee compensation and benefits, enrichment and engagement, education and development, recruitment and retention, work-life balance, and more.
“Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor,” adds Henderson. “To receive this rating for seventeen years straight speaks to the dedication of our Porter Hills team members in providing excellent care with grace for the older adults we serve.”
The mission of Porter Hills is to be trusted experts serving seniors with grace. Its vision is to be nationally recognized as an unparalleled leader and partner in senior services. Porter Hills recently affiliated, under shared governance and leadership, with United Methodist Retirement Communities, based in Chelsea, Michigan. Together, these organizations represent the second largest nonprofit senior living organization in Michigan. With a tradition of exceptional quality and a commitment to cutting-edge care, these faith-based organizations and their affiliates combine to serve more than 6,700 older adults each year, from 24 locations and service lines, across 22 counties in Michigan’s lower peninsula. porterhills.org|616.949.4975
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a national program that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. thebestandbrightest.com|888.277.6464